The Rural Services Network is urging supporters to sign a petition asking for Government to set up a Rural Strategy post-Brexit. Find out why, and put your name on it if you agree.
Can you support the Jubilee Sailing Trust? They need to raise £1m by Friday in order to carry on supporting people of all abilities to have adventures in their tall ships.
Quick roundup of news relating to children – where to find second hand school uniform and free summer activities, leaving children home alone, speech therapy, Sure Starts and Roblox.
Funding info – how to use social media for fundraising, how to measure your impact, population figures for use in applications, and a report on from a funder about what worked!
Congratulations to the four voluntary sector winners at last week’s Cornwall Business Awards – Cornwall Air Ambulance, St Petrocs, School for Social Entrepreneurs and Cultivate Cornwall CIC.
The Arts Council has opened a consultation today to help develop their strategy for 2020-2030. Share your views, or go to their consultation event in Plymouth next week.
Coming up on Wednesday: Multiple Disadvantage Day, raising awareness of people facing multiple disadvantage, eg. homelessness, addiction, mental ill health and re-offending behaviour.
A quick run-down of events and awareness raising occasions in July: the Samaritans, the marine environment, hepatitis, mesothelioma and youth skills – any of these resonate with your work?
Volunteer Cornwall’s latest list of volunteering opportunities for adults, plus for young people 12-18 to help with the libraries’ summer reading challenge.
Health news: reducing A&E admissions due to alcohol, continuing healthcare funding, GP numbers falling, STIs rising, food allergies, dementia risks, care home dental care, and hygiene.
Crimestoppers has launched a video re-emphasising the anonymity of people making calls to them to report crime, plus the non-emergency police number will be free to call from April.
Current funding opportunities for local theatres, diversity in sport, music for all, holiday grants for disadvantaged children, mental health groups and environmental crisis.
If you are based, or operate, in the Saltash Area, make sure you get involved with the #Saltash Neighbourhood Plan, which is open for consultation for 8 weeks. #neighbourhoodplanning
Light pollution is less talked-about than plastic pollution, but too much external lighting makes it harder to see the stars, as well as affecting wildlife. What action can you take?
The United Nations Security Council has passed a Resolution recognising the rights of disabled people in armed conflict situations, for the first time.
News articles around money – the whole free TV licences question, combating financial abuse, bank fraud and excessive overdraft fees, plus stats on income and benefits.
People and Gardens are sending a team of 8 to South Africa to work with The Genesis Project, which supports those affected by HIV and AIDS. Can you help them with their fundraising?
Is your organisation interested in reducing your energy bills, by introducing renewable energy? And find out more about efforts to reduce single use plastics.
The close of Small Charity Week – with a reminder that #ILoveSmallCharitiesCornwall is true all year round at Cornwall VSF.
News around disabilities – changes to blue badge eligibility, now including hidden disabilities, public toilets report, and map, and voting when you’re blind (plus iSight Cornwall newsletter).